Children's Programs

Hunt for a lion, act like a monkey, and help tell stories about animals all around the world.

Fun for all ages.

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Summer Reading: How It Works!

  • Register anytime between June 12 & July 29

  • Register at the Library or Online (coming June 12!)

  • Keep track of the books or minutes you read this summer. 
    Books read to you or audiobooks count, too!

  • Turn in your Reading Log by August 28. Come to the library for certificate and prizes. Thanks, Bear Pond Books, for the books!

Live Outdoor Events
on Library Lawn

Tails and Tales™ Registration Party


June 12 

11:00 am -

1:30 pm

Make a silly hat, color our giant mural, register for Summer Reading. Bring a donation of pet supplies for the Humane Society collection box.
Thanks to Manghi’s Bakery for goodies!

Crafty Crafting with Sarah


June 16

10:30 am

It’s National Sea Turtle Day!

Make a turtle from entirely recycled materials.

Recommended for ages 5+.

Tales from the Wild Side with Miss Meliss


June 23

10:30 am

Hunt for a lion, act like a monkey, and help tell stories about animals all around the world.

Fun for all ages.

What Does That Wagging Tail Really Say?


June 26

1:00 pm

A young deaf dog shows how to safely meet strange dogs and how to talk to him so he will understand! Lots of great safety tips. Sponsored by the Central Vermont Humane Society.

Recommended for ages 5+.


Bring a donation of pet supplies for the Humane Society shelter!

Wildlife Tales


July 7

3:00 pm

Mr. Mike tells stories about the animals that live in Vermont, and then you’ll meet some of them. Presented by the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum.

Recommended for ages 5+.

Dog Agility Workshop


July 14

10:30 am

Are you as fast as a dog? Smart as a dog? Watch a competitive cattle dog run an agility course, then you get to try it.

Recommended for ages 5+.

Linda Urban Reading & Workshop


July 21

1:00 pm

Calling young writers! Beloved children’s author Linda Urban reads from her latest book, Almost There and Almost Not. Flex your writing muscles as she leads you in a special letter writing activity.

Materials provided.

For middle grade kids.

Performance by Youth Opera Workshop


August 7

12:30 pm

Get swept away to a magical land and laugh at the mishaps of young lovers with selections from The Pirates of Penzance and The Marriage of Figaro.

Totally Tie Dye!


August 11

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

It wouldn't be summer without a tie dye party!

Bring your own white t-shirt or bandanna. Items must be cotton and washed. Come dressed to get messy!

Recommended for ages 6+.

Tail End of Summer Party

Saturday, August 21  11:00 am - 2:00 pm

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Shakespeare Camp Performance of Much Ado About Nothing 

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Color our giant mural, braid a silly tail, blow a gazillion bubbles, eat a picnic lunch on the lawn.

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Night Kitchen Rock’n’Roll Sing-a-long 

Enjoy this Summer Reading tradition with local band Night Kitchen for kid-friendly rock’n’roll! Fun for the whole family.


The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT,

and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.

StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.


Camp Meade

Community Center 

June 22 – July 1

Sheep Take a Hike

by Nancy Shaw


Hubbard Park

Fitness Trail

July 9 – July 22

Stella, Fairy of the Forest

by Marie-Louise Gay


Bike Path by

Old Country Club Road

July 27 – August 5

Over in a River

by Marianne Berkes


Camp Meade

Community Center 

August 10 – August 19

We Went Looking

by Aileen Fisher

Traveling Tales

Join Miss Meliss for storytimes in our member towns again this year, and try these other fun activities while you're in the area. Everyone is welcome at our programs and every kid gets a baby creemee coupon!

Thanks, Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks.

Middlesex: Camp Meade


June 29

11:00 am

(Rain date 7/1)

  • Kid’s Yoga at 10:00 am

  • Read the StoryWalk, Sheep Take a Hike

  • Yummy baked goods at Red Hen Bakery

Berlin: First Congregational Church


July 13

10:30 am

(Rain date 7/15)

  • Walk around Berlin Pond

Worcester: Town Hall


July 21

10:30 am

(Rain date 7/28)

  • Swim, paddle, play Frisbee golf at Wrightsville Reservoir (fees)

East Montpelier: Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks


July 27

10:30 am

(Rain or shine!)

  • Visit the goats, walk the sugar bush trail, see how maple syrup is made

  • Creemees!

Adamant: The Co-op


August 3

10:30 am

(Rain date 8/5)

  • Picnic on the Music School grounds

  • Penny candy and ice cream treats at the Co-op

Calais: Maple Corner Store


August 10

10:30 am

(Rain date 8/12)

  • Go swimming in Curtis Pond

  • Cold juices & snacks at the store

Friday Family Movie Nights

All movies start at 8:30 pm

Shown on the School Street lawn

Bring your own blankets   |   No lawn chairs please


Into the Spiderverse

July 23



July 30

My Neighbor


August 6

The Addams


August 13

Programs for Older Kids & Teens

Shakespeare Camp

Email for more info

about both sessions of Shakespeare Camp

 Shakespeare Camp # 1


Be part of a movie

June 21 - June 25


Shakespeare Camp #2 

Much Ado About Nothing

Live rehearsals and a performance at the library

August 16 - August 21

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